Kushalnagar is a town on the Kaveri River, in the southwestern Indian state of Karnataka (Coorg District). South of town, the Buddhist Namdroling Monastery, also known as the Golden Temple (Located in Bylakuppe, part of the Mysuru district), is an ornate structure surrounded by groves of sandalwood trees. To the west are peaceful Chiklihole Reservoir and Dam, framed by forests. Nearby, the Dubare Elephant Camp houses retired logging elephants, as well as crocodiles and leopards.
Places of Interest:
1) Kaveri Nisargadhama is an island formed by river Kaveri near Kushalnagar in the district of Kodagu, Karnataka, India.
2) The Namdroling Nyingmapa Monastery (or Thegchog Namdrol Shedrub Dargye Ling) is the largest teaching center of the Nyingma lineage of Tibetan Buddhism in the world. Located in Bylakuppe, part of the Mysuru district of the state of Karnataka, the monastery is home to a sangha community of over five thousand lamas (both monks and nuns), a religious college (or shedra) and hospital.